Big News for Philadelphia-Based BRÛLÉE CATERING

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Philadelphia-based Brûlée Catering has been acquired by Comcast Spectacor.

Brûlée Catering is well known as a premier catering company and is the exclusive food service provider at a number of prestigious area venues including National Constitution Center, Please Touch Museum, Independence Visitor Center, Museum of the American Revolution, Dilworth Park and Free Library on the Parkway. The catering business handles more than 4,000 events each year. The company has been helmed by James Beard Award-winning chef Jean-Marie Lacroix, who, along with his team of talented culinary professionals, will continue to add the signature Brûlée touch to the menus.

Comcast Spectacor is the parent company of Spectra, a full-service hospitality firm that offers Venue Management, Food Services & Hospitality and Corporate Partnerships. It is also part of Comcast Corporation, a global media and technology company headquarterd in Philadelphia that operates Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Learn more at ComcastSpectacor.com.

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Mark Ryan makes is mark and takes the lead at Robert Ryan Catering and Design.

 

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